stereoscopy

1. An optic technique by which two images of the same object are blended into one, giving a three-dimensional appearance to the single image. 2. See radiostereoscopy.

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ste·re·os·co·py .ster-ē-'äs-kə-pē, .stir-; 'ster-ē-ə-.skō-pē, 'stir- n, pl -pies
1) a science that deals with stereoscopic effects and methods
2) the seeing of objects in three dimensions

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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